Academic and noted thought leader in the procurement discipline. Her work focuses on power and the social-economic impacts of procurement.
Jo's research is recognised at national and international levels and is impacting policy and professional practices in UK organisations across public, private and third sectors.
- Keynote talk: Blinded by technology? Exposing procurement’s strategic blind spots. PfHLive conference (CIH Annual Conference), Manchester Central (Keynote Speech, PfH Live 2019)
- Winner of the 'Best research paper with managerial Implications' award for the paper "Modern slavery in asymmetric supply chains: Power plays through strategic ambiguity" (Prize, IPSERA 2019)
- Winner of best healthcare paper award, for paper: Menzies, L, Meehan J, and Harris, N (2018), Let and forget: a dilemmas perspective on contract governance in healthcare procurement (Prize, IPSERA 2018)
- Winner of best published paper in Journal of Purchasing & Supply Management in 2016, for paper: Pinnington, Meehan, and Scanlon (2016) A grounded theory of value dissonance in strategic relationships, JPSM, 22(4), 278-288 (Prize, JPSM 2017)
- Winner of best healthcare paper award, for paper: 43. Meehan, J., Menzies, L, and Michaelides, R. (2016), Aggregation versus value-based procurement in public healthcare procurement (Prize, IPSERA 2016)
- Supervisor to Bruce Pinnington, PhD. 2017. An Exploration of Antecedents to Value from b2b Collaboration.
- Supervisor to Colette Russell, PhD. 2016. Causal explanations in a failed public sector reform project; a morphogenetic approach of FireControl
- Supervisor to Emily Jervis, PhD. 2016. Overcoming institutional pressures and diffusing low carbon strategies in construction supply chains.
- Supervisor to Laura Menzies, PhD. 2015. Developing an older persons housing and integrated care strategy for older persons in North Wales